Tech Support Lead (Hand-On) Fixed Income (Windows)


Tech Support Lead-

The successful candidate must be a subject matter expert with hands-on experience with a wide range of end user compute and trading solutions.

Hands on Lead Role

Principal Responsibilities

· Leading an experienced team of tech support engineers.

· Deliver high-quality white glove support to all end-users in a courteous professional manner.

· Triage and manage issues that require engagement from multiple teams and provide transparency to senior management for major issues and potential escalations.

· Support of desktop technology and desktop applications.

· Respond to calls, document problems and resolutions.

· Knowledge and troubleshooting skills in the Microsoft Windows OS, Linux OS, Microsoft Office Suite, Exchange, Active Directory, market data, Audio Visual, video conferencing, Citrix, mobile devices, printers and other applications.

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are a must as well as the ability to work well independently.

· Gain an understanding of the business and their needs.

· Manage the delivery of critical technology projects for the end user community.

· Ensure process is followed and key metrics are evaluated as part of the teams’ performance.

· Enforce management-defined ticket hygiene and SLAs

· Participation in outage bridges when systems/users are impacted

Qualifications/Skills Required

· Previous experience working in financial industry (preferably hedge fund or large financial technology department); knowledge of how equities, commodities, futures, fx and fixed income products trade.

· 10+ years of experience working in an enterprise level support team with at least 3 years of experience managing a team of at least 5 individuals.

· Ability to direct activities of peers and others not reporting directly to the person

· Comprehensive knowledge of Windows based desktops and the key applications – Outlook, MS Office, etc…

· Broad understanding of mobile technology.

· Strong communication and organizational skills; ability to express strong views while still working in a team environment.

· Ability to build and maintain relationships with business department heads, and communicate and interact with senior management at the business level.

· Must demonstrate an ability and interest in having a hands-on approach to customer service.

· Quick learner, Detail oriented; Demonstrable thoroughness and strong ownership of work.

· Good team player with a strong willingness to participate and help others.

· Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment; High sense of urgency

· Extensive experience with CMDB (service now preferred), Change Management, Incident Management and Quality Metric development and operation.

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